October 31st, 2011
Jimi and Guy Garvey join forces on 6 Music this afternoon (Oct 31st) to cover for Radcliffe and Maconie, tune in from 1pm. Then at 8pm tonight again on 6 Music, Jimi is live in session with The Bird Effect Ensemble on the Marc Riley show.
In case you missed it, last week Jimi was live in session on the Jo Whiley show. You can still hear Jimi performing Break Me Gently and his new track The Panic Tree on the BBC iPlayer here.
October 18th, 2011
Jimi will be performing his ‘Ghosts of Gone Birds‘ theme with the help of a 15 strong Bird Effect Ensemble at the ‘Ghosts Night Out ‘ launch at Rich Mix Bar on November 10th. Trevor Moss and Hannah Lou will also be performing plus poetry form Will Burns (Sideshow) and an appearance by artist/bird shaman Marcus Coates. Fundraising tickets now on sale adv £6 from the Rich Mix website.
Jimi is also sitting in for Guy Garvey on 6 Music this coming Sunday. Guy Garvey’s Finest Hour goes out from 10pm through til midnight. If you miss it live, you can replay the show on the iPlayer at your leisure from Monday.
October 15th, 2011
In addition to Jimi’s previously announced session performance on 6 Music’s Marc Riley show on Monday October 31st. On the same day Jimi & Guy Garvey are sitting in for Radcliffe & Maconie on 6 Music. Radcliffe & Maconie goes out from 1pm through til 4pm.
October 11th, 2011
Jimi will be performing live in session on 6 Music’s Marc Riley show on Halloween Monday October 31st. The Bird Effect Ensemble, features players from The Royal Northern College of Music.
The Bird Effect Ensemble will perform new music that Jimi has written for Ceri Levy’s Bird Effect documentary. The Marc Riley show goes out from 7pm and can be listened to from anywhere on the BBC iPlayer.
In other news Seattle based singer singer/songwriter Brian Ledford with his band The Cadillac Desert has covered Kingdom of Rust for their latest album. Check out the video to hear Brian’s take on the track!
September 7th, 2011
On Monday Jimi was the special guest on the new Mary Anne Hobbs Xfm show Music: Response. The show is available to listen to at Xfm on demand here. The interview starts 2 hours in.
You can listen to Jimi’s guest mix below.
In other news, Lost Souls is featured in today’s Guardian. In this article Chris Salmon explains why Lost Souls is his favourite album.
September 3rd, 2011
On Monday Mary Anne Hobbs re-launches Xfm’s classic evening show Music: Response. Jimi will be the special guest on the show which starts at 8pm through 11pm. You can stream Xfm online live and on demand after the show.
August 18th, 2011
Once again Jimi will be sitting in for Guy Garvey on 6 Music this coming Sunday (August 21st). Guy Garvey’s Finest Hour starts at 10pm through til midnight. If you miss it live, listen again on the iPlayer at your leisure from Monday.
May 13th, 2011
After almost 10 years, the forum has closed. Thank you for all your posts over the years. The new official Doves forum is hosted by fansite Doves Music Blog here.
April 27th, 2011
Here is an update from Jimi on what he is currently working on:
Im involved in the below exhibition in Liverpool
Im currently writing the music for a documentary called The Bird Effect. Directed by my good friend Ceri Levy.
I will be performing one of the pieces on Friday 20th May around 7pm at The Ghosts of gone birds exhibition in the theatre of the Liverpool School of Art and Design.
Very best to y’all
For more info on the exhibition:
Ghosts of Gone Birds
We’re taking over the Liverpool School of Art & Design with established artists, like Ralph Steadman, Jamie Hewlett, Billy Childish, Charming Baker, Kai & Sunny, Olly & Suzi and Marcus Coates all creating their own particularly unique artistic memorials to the birds we have lost over the last two centuries. As well as paintings, sculptures and installations, there will be talks, poetry and live performances. The show will raise money and awareness for BirdLife International’s Preventing Extinctions Programme (http://www.birdlife.org/extinction/)
You can get project updates by following the Ghosts of Gone Birds facebook page and twitter feed.
For more info on the Liverpool exhibition, visit the facebook event page.
March 9th, 2011
Ten years on from MAK’s compilation ‘Cohesion’, MAK are celebrating the release of the followup compilation ‘MAK ten’ released on April 4th. The 18 track album features 10.03, as well as tracks from the likes of Elbow, Cherry Ghost & Badly Drawn Boy.
Tickets for launch shows in Manchester & London are now on sale. The line-up for the launch shows includes Badly Drawn Boy, The Travelling Band and Jim Noir among others. For Ten album info and ticket details, click on the banner above.